Here's A List Of Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into Law ThursdayGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed several bills into law, vetoes three others Thursday. Here's everything you need to know.
Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ended Deer Baiting BanAs promised, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have ended Michigan's ban on using bait to hunt deer or elk, saying the restriction is needed to curb the spread of animal diseases such as chronic wasting disease.
Leaders Back Legislation That Could Expand Regional TransitDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan, two county executives and a commissioner from Washtenaw County say they support proposed legislation that could lead to expanding regional transit.
Whitmer OKs Bill To Bar Sale Of Cough Suppressant To MinorsMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to prohibit the sale of an over-the-counter cough suppressant to minors unless they have a prescription.
Michigan House Backs Ban On Cages For Egg-Laying HensMichigan would become the fifth state to require that egg-laying hens be housed in cage-free areas under legislation approved by the state House on Wednesday.
Michigan House OKs Bills To Expand Expungement Of CrimesThe Michigan House passed legislation Tuesday that would overhaul expungement laws to make it easier for hundreds of thousands of people to clear their criminal record, including those convicted of marijuana offenses before the drug's legalization for recreational use.
Whitmer Signs Bills To Treat 17-Year-Olds As JuvenilesGov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to raise the age of which offenders are treated as adults in the criminal justice system, from 17 to 18 years old.
Right-to-Try Bill Passes CongressCongress passed legislation that could give terminally ill patients a way to independently seek drugs that are still experimental and not fully approved.
Bailout Of Detroit Schools Moves Forward In LegislatureLegislators have 28 days to strike a deal before emergency aid previously approved for the district will run out.
House OKs Repeal Of Inadvertent Auto Insurance Tax Credit"This is the biggest and worst example of corporate welfare I have ever seen," said House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka.
Michigan House May Vote On $617 Million For Detroit SchoolsThe bills would retire the district's enormous $467 million operating debt over time and provide $150 million to transition to a new district in July.